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Snowy Plover Charadrius nivosus



References

del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., and Sargatal, J. 1996. Handbook of the Birds of the World, vol. 3: Hoatzin to Auks. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.

Hayman, P.; Marchant, J.; Prater, A. J. 1986. Shorebirds. Croom Helm, London.

Johnsgard, P. A. 1981. The plovers, sandpipers and snipes of the world. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, U.S.A. and London.

Koenen, M. T.; Leslie, D. M., Jr.; Gregory, M. 1996. Habitat changes and success of artificial nests on an alkaline flat. Wilson Bulletin 108(2): 292-301.

Koenen, M. T.; Utych, R. B.; Leslie, D. M., Jr. 1996. Methods used to improve Least Tern and Snowy Plover nesting success on alkaline flats. Journal of Field Ornithology 67(2): 281-291.

Lafferty, K. D.; Goodman, D.; Sandoval, C. P. 2006. Restoration of breeding by snowy plovers following protection from disturbance. Biodiversity and Conservation 15: 2217-2230.

Neuman, K. K.; Page, G. W.; Stenzel, L. E.; Warriner, J. C.; Warriner, J. S. 2004. Effect of Mammalian Predator Management on Snowy Plover Breeding Success. Waterbirds 27(3): 257-376.

Page, G. W., Stenzel, L. E., Page, G. W., Warriner, J. S., Warriner, J. C. and Paton, P. W. 2009. Snowy Plover (Charadrius nivosus). In Poole, A. (ed.) The Birds of North America Online. Ithaca, NY: Cornell Lab of Ornithology. doi:10.2173/bna.154. Available at: http://bna.birds.cornell.edu/bna/species/154.

Powell, A. N.; Collier, C. L. 2000. Habitat use and reproductive success of Western Snowy Plovers at new nesting areas created for California Least Terns. Journal of Wildlife Management 64(1): 24-33.

Ruhler, T. D.; Page, G. W.; Stenzel, L. 2006. Effects of a changing environment on nesting snowy plovers at Owens Lake, California. Western Birds 37(3): 126-138.

Saalfeld, S.T., Conway, W.C., Haukos, D.A., Johnson, W.P. 2013. Recent declines in apparent survival and survey counts of snowy plovers breeding in the southern high plains of Texas. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 125(1): 79-87.

Snow, D.W. and Perrins, C.M. 1998. The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume 1: Non-Passerines. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Thomas, S. M., Lyons, J. E., Andres, B. A., T-Smith, E. E., Palacios, E., Cavitt, J. F., Royle, J. A., Fellows, S. D., Maty, K., Howe, W. H., Mellink, E., Melvin, S. and Zimmerman, T. 2012. Population Size of Snowy Plovers Breeding in North America. Journal of the Waterbird Society 35(1): 1-14.

Wetlands International. 2014. Waterbird Population Estimates. Available at: http://wpe.wetlands.org. (Accessed: 12 June 2014).

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Charadrius nivosus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/09/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/09/2020.